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Honduras national football team

Honduras national football team
National Football Team
NameHonduras
NicknameLos Catrachos
La Bicolor
La H
AssociationFederación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras
Sub confederation  UNCAF (Central America)
ConfederationCONCACAF
Head coachLuis Fernando Suárez
CaptainNoel Valladares
Most capsAmado Guevara (137)
Top scorerCarlos Pavón (56)
Home stadiumEstadio Olimpico Metropolitano
FIFA codeHON
FIFA ranking53
Highest FIFA ranking20 (September 2001)
Lowest FIFA ranking95 (November 1998)
Elo ranking52
Highest Elo ranking23 (September 2001)
Lowest Elo ranking104 (November 1971)
World Cup Statistics
First international  Guatemala 10 1 Honduras HN
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Biggest winHN Honduras 13 0 Nicaragua
(San José, Costa Rica; 13 March 1946)
Biggest defeat  Guatemala 10 1 Honduras HN
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 14 September 1921)
Appearances2
First World Cup1982
Best resultRound 1, 1982, 2010
Regional cup statistics
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Appearances15
First apps.1963
Best resultWinners, 1981
Copa América
Appearances1
First apps.2001
Best result3rd, 2001

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The Honduran national football team, nicknamed Los Catrachos, La Bicolor or La H, is the national team of Honduras and is controlled by the Federación Nacional Autónoma de Fútbol de Honduras (FENAFUTH). They are a rising team in CONCACAF, an ascent that started with their third place finish in the 2001 Copa América, where they were a late invitee, due to a withdrawal by Argentina one day prior to kickoff. In October 2009, they confirmed qualification to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which was their first appearance in the competition since 1982. The Central America derby is Honduras versus Costa Rica,The "Catrachos" or Hondurans have won most matches. El clásico centroamericano 52 matches played.


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